You are here:

Chevrolet Repair/Mirror replacement


The passenger side mirror on my 2008 Malibu LTZ cracked. I ordered a replacement, but I'm not sure how to do it. Is it a simple process to replace the glass? Thanks for your time.

   Grasp the mirror face firmly with a protective glove on your hand, and pull it from the mirror body.
 To remove the two adjusting fasteners from the back of the mirror case bend them over and press down on the side of the them popping them from the mirror glass case.Save the fasteners for reinstallation to the mirror motor.The fastener's springs must be positioned on the fingers, opposite the ball end, to compress the fingers,    Push the adjustable couplers into the mirror motor.Rotate them to position the ball flanges to be inline with the attaching hub of the mirror. They will then be correctly positioned to the mirror face.
   With the palm of your gloved hand, press firmly on the center of the glass until the case seats onto the motor.
   With the palm of you gloved hand pivot the mirror face to engage the couplers. They  will give a clicking noise when properly seated. Check the mirror operation . That should do it.  

Chevrolet Repair

All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


Daniel Ostrowski


Any questions pertaining to Alignment, brakes, emissions systems, major engine repair foreign and domestic, performance and the not so common questions such as the chemistry related to emissions, What scavenging is, piston offset, purpose of harmonic balancer etc.


troubleshooting mechanicle failures. Differential repair, electrical systems, disc and drum brakes {all}.Major repair all aspects of a vehicle except paint and upholstery.

Protech 4 way [thrust angle alignment]certificate.bear smog license program certificate. Protech brake certificate.

©2016 All rights reserved.